All Nigel Farage articles

  • Binance

    Top ethics and compliance failures of 2023


    A virtual currency exchange that sought to mislead regulators, banks failing after ignoring obvious risks, and a manufacturer that sold millions of its products in violation of U.S. export controls are among those that make up CW’s list of the biggest ethics and compliance fails of 2023.

  • NatWest
    News Brief

    FCA flags potential regulatory breaches at NatWest regarding Farage scandal


    An independent review into how NatWest handled the closure of politician Nigel Farage’s Coutts account uncovered potential regulatory breaches by the bank that are on the radar of the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority.

  • Safe bank

    Bank privacy processes questioned after U.K. ‘debanking’ scandal


    The furor over NatWest Group’s decision to monitor and close the account of right-wing Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage—and then disclose the details to a journalist—has raised questions regarding whether other banks employ the same means to get rid of undesirable customers.

  • Hodge_opinion

    Fallout from ‘debanking’ scandal suggests more U.K. bank reforms coming


    The former CEO of NatWest’s decision to leak client details to the press regarding Nigel Farage is likely to cost the financial industry millions in new compliance checks as U.K. regulators prepare reviews into how banks treat people with extreme political views.

  • NatWest Bank
    News Brief

    FCA to review treatment of U.K.-based PEPs


    The Financial Conduct Authority announced the scope of its review into the treatment of U.K.-based politically exposed persons, the latest development in response to the Nigel Farage “debanking” scandal.